Learn about the development of Confucianism, for example, and the 4 great inventions: paper, compass, gunpowder, and printing. Or how about the rise of Emperor Qin, China's first emperor, the Cultural Revolution, or the founding of the Communist Party of China?
Furthermore, today, many remnants of China's past are still heavily intertwined into people's daily lives. Take a stroll down a major city's vibrant downtown business area, for instance, and you might just stumble upon a larger than life temple or pagoda. Head to any public space in the evening 7 days a week and you'll encounter elderly citizens practicing Tai chi or up to 50+ people taking part in square dancing. Experience a Chinese wedding, party until the wee hours of the morning at a KTV, or discover popular Chinese home remedies for the common cold. There's just so much rich history, culture, and traditions to uncover in China!
You've got famous historical attractions such as the Forbidden City in Beijing, Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an, and the Potal Palace of Tibet. There are scenic natural wonders like Li River and the karsts hill ranges of Guilin and Yangshuo, along with Huangshan "Yellow" Mountain, the Rainbow Mountains of Zhangye, Yangtze River, the Mongolian grasslands, and the beautiful beaches of Sanya.
Additionally, major cities such as Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing and Chengdu are all well equipped with bustling central business districts just overflowing with modern skyscrapers, landmark towers, and beautiful high-rise apartments that are guaranteed to leave you breathless.